Presented by the Young Lawyers Section
Seminar Code: EYL151014
CLE Credit: 2.0 Hours
About the Program:
For most new attorneys, speaking before a judge in a courtroom filled with experienced practitioners can be a daunting task. Attendees will receive an overview of Connecticut’s short calendar system (including recent technical changes to E-Services) and learn how to prepare and deliver an effective argument during short calendar.
You will learn:
- How to use the Judicial Branch’s e-services website for short calendar markings
- When to request oral argument
- How to prepare for oral argument
- How to effectively present yourself to the court
Who should attend?
First, second, or third year associates, newly admitted attorneys, law students, and anyone interested in refreshing or improving their short calendar skills will find this program highly valuable.
Brian V. Altieri, The Law Offices of Balzano and Tropiano PC, New Haven
Jason K. Gamsby, Faxon Law Group, LLC, New Haven
Sabrina A. Victor, Allstate Insurance, Bridgeport
Moderator: Jason K. Gamsby, Faxon Law Group, LLC, New Haven
The Honorable Kevin Russo, Superior Court, Danbury Judicial District, Danbury
John F. Riley, Jr., The Law Offices of Balzano & Tropiano PC, New Haven
Margaret "Peggy" George, Court Operations Unit, Wethersfield
- What is Short Calendar?
- Marking a Motion or Objection
- What Motions are Arguable?
- Requesting Oral Argument on a Non-Arguable Motion
- Preparing for your appearance at Short Calendar
- What to bring with you
- Where to go/What to do when you get to the Courthouse
- How to properly and effectively present your argument
- Civility when arguing before the Court
- Short Calendar Practice Pointers
Event Cost: (includes parking and a light supper)
Law/Paralegal Student Member: $25
**The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE. This program qualifies for transitional and non-transitional credits. Financial hardship information available upon request.